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1. "The citizen is becoming a pawn in a game where nobody knows the rules, where everybody consequently doubts that there are rules at all, and where the vocabulary has been diminished to such an extent that nobody is even sure what the game is all about."
Author: Andrew Eldritch
2. "A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination."
Author: Arthur Wing Pinero
3. "Honesty is the recognition of the fact that the unreal is unreal and can have no value, that neither love nor fame nor cash is a value if obtained by fraud--that an attempt to gain a value by deceiving the mind of others is an act of raising your victims to a position higher than reality, where you become a pawn of their blindness, a slave of their non-thinking and their evasions, while their intelligence, their rationality, their perceptiveness become the enemies you have to dread and flee--that you do not care to live as a dependent, least of all a dependent on the stupidity of others."
Author: Ayn Rand
4. "Everyone is king, when there's no one left to pawn"
Author: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
5. "Sin? Sin is a delusional sickness spawned to peddle a delusional treatment."
Author: C.J. Anderson
6. "Never confuse lust for anything other than what it is. There isn't a man alive that wouldn't gladly take what you are so willing to offer.""Any but you, apparently." -Eric to Camile, Pawn of Innocence"
Author: Chameleon
7. "The man breeds lies. He spawns them asexually, with no need for any assistance. He exhales and lies fill the air. Alone in a room, he mutters lies to himself to keep from falling into the trap of truth-telling. In the day, sleeping in his bed, deep in the safest heart of Coalition headquarters, he dreams in lies. The better to keep his left hand from knowing what betrayals his right has planned."
Author: Charlie Huston
8. "We are not merely passive pawns of historical forces; nor are we victims of the past. We can shape and direct history."
Author: Daisaku Ikeda
9. "...It's probably polite to pretend you don't see people coming out of pawnshops, anyhow."
Author: Dashiell Hammett
10. "It looks like Animal and Miss piggy had sex," I said. "And this was the spawn." "My eyes!" Boomer cried. "My eyes! I can't stop seeing it now that you've said it!"
Author: David Levithan
11. "Capitalism in Russia has spawned far more Al Capones than Henry Fords."
Author: David Remnick
12. "The unwelcome November rain had perversely stolen the day's last hour and pawned it with that ancient fence, the night."
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
13. "Poor Old Ones! Scientists to the last -- what had they done that we would not have done in their place? God, what intelligence and persistence! What a facing of the incredible, just as those carven kinsmen and forbears had faced things only a little less incredible! Radiates, vegetables, monstrosities, star spawn -- whatever they had been, they were men!"
Author: H.P. Lovecraft
14. "Military men are just dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy."
Author: Henry Kissinger
15. "Greatness inspires envy, envy engenders spite, spite spawns lies."
Author: J.K. Rowling
16. "I'm actually a hippy in real life. I had three dreadlocks on the back of my head once. They were spawning."
Author: Jack O'Connell
17. "The items on the counter in the shop had been pawned by a man who had used an American driving licence as his ID, issued in the state of New Mexico in the name Jack Bauer. He had received 16,430 kronor in total. "Is this some sort of fucking joke?" Jacob asked. "How the hell can someone get away with calling himself Jack Bauer? Jack Bauer! The TV show? Twenty-four?"
Author: James Patterson
18. "I like food that speaks to me. Food like French toast, English muffins, and Deviled eggs. Oh, oval embryonic spawn of chicken, why hast thou deceived me?"
Author: Jarod Kintz
19. "I'm more into the Spawn toys. They're really cool. They're coming out with a Techno Spawn series and another series, The Dark Ages, which are really cool."
Author: Jason Mewes
20. "Epic sex?" I sputtered. "By what standards, precisely, is sex judged to be epic?""And tons and tons of mortal simps like you used as pawns." Bob sighed happily, ignoring my question. "There are no words. It was like the Lord of the Rings and All My Children made a baby with the Macho Man Randy Savage and a Whac-A-Mole machine."
Author: Jim Butcher
21. "We have only one story. All novels, all poetry, are built on the never-ending contest in ourselves of good and evil. And it occurs to me that evil must constantly respawn, while good, while virtue, is immortal. Vice has always a new fresh young face, while virtue is venerable as nothing else in the world is."
Author: John Steinbeck
22. "Whether one believes that the faith he spawned is the world's only true religion or a preposterous fable, Joseph emerges from the fog of time as one of the most remarkable figures ever to have breathed American air. "Whatever his lapses," Harold Bloom argues in The American Religion, "Smith was an authentic religious genius, unique in our national history.... In proportion to his importance and his complexity, he remains the least-studied personage, of an undiminished vitality, in our entire national sage."
Author: Jon Krakauer
23. "He'd surely been spawned by some cataclysmic event of nature, not born."
Author: Karen Marie Moning
24. "Luke used to give me butterflies. Noah spawned mutant pterodactyls."
Author: Katie McGarry
25. "Organized religion preaches Order and Love but spawns Chaos and Fury. Why?"
Author: Kerry Thornley
26. "You are truly Satan's sequined spawn."
Author: Libba Bray
27. "He caressed the side of her jaw with his fingertips, sending a light shiver down her spine. "I should warn you that if we lose the paper, we'll have to sell the house." "That's fine." "And the furniture." "I don't care." "And—" "We can pawn, sell, and trade off everything we own… but if you dare say one thing about my diamond, you'll regret it for the rest of your married life. This ring is mine, and it's not leaving my finger." He grinned at her vehemence. "I wasn't going to say anything about your ring, honey." Bending down to kiss her, he left wet handprints on the waist and bodice of her gown, but Lucy was too enthralled by his hearty kiss to protest. "You taste like coffee," she whispered when his lips left hers. "I could do with more." "Coffee or kisses?" "Always more kisses . . ."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
28. "Pawns are really queens in disguise."
Author: Lisa Mangum
29. "Lakewalker legends say the gods abandoned the world when the first malice came. And that they will return when the earth is entirely cleansed of its spawn. If you believe in gods.""Do you?""I believe they are not here, yes. It's a faith of sorts."
Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
30. "Damn, I wasn't a woman and I wasn't real stoked at the idea of my fun house turning into an escape hatch. I felt like I needed to do something special for her to show my appreciation. It wasn't like Hallmark had a card that read ‘Thanks for destroying your vag with my spawn"
Author: Lola Stark
31. "When they killed him, Mother wouldn't hold her peace, so they slit her throat. I was stupid then, being only nine, and I fought to save them both. But the thorns held me tight. I've learned to appreciate thorns since. The thorns taught me the game. They let me understand what all those grim and serious men who've fought the Hundred War have yet to learn. You can only win the game when you understand that it IS a game. Let a man play chess, and tell him that every pawn is his friend. Let him think both bishops holy. Let him remember happy days in the shadows of his castles. Let him love his queen. Watch him loose them all."
Author: Mark Lawrence
32. "The male is always the pawn in a romantic comedy. Come together, break up, go chase her, get her, roll credits. That's what happens in all of them."
Author: Matthew McConaughey
33. "It does surprise me that intelligent people in the 21st century could claim that if you respond to the terrorists with force, you spawn terrorism, but if you appease them, you somehow tame them. This argument, as I said, is very interesting, and very surprising."
Author: Meles Zenawi
34. "I tried to utter, but could not. The tongue had got all tangled up with the uvula, and the brain seemed paralyzed. I was feeling the same stunned feeling which, I imagine, Chichester Clam must have felt as the door of the potting shed slammed and he heard Boko starting to yodel without -- a nightmare sensation of being but a helpless pawn in the hands of Fate."
Author: P.G. Wodehouse
35. "Usually the people I do know are sufficient to spawn any number of nightmares without inventing any."
Author: Patricia Briggs
36. "They hate because they fear, and they fear because they feel that the deepest feelings of their lives are being assaulted and outraged. And they do not know why; they are powerless pawns in a blind play of social forces."
Author: Richard Wright
37. "It was no ape, neither was it a man. It was some shambling horror spawned in the mysterious, nameless jungles of the south, where strange life teemed in the reeking rot without the dominance of man, and drums thundered in temples that had never known the tread of a human foot."
Author: Robert E. Howard
38. "Hello, spawn!" I coo at Kayla's baby brother as he waddles into her room. He burps at me."It looks like you guys speak the same language," Kayla quips."Where was that sass when Jack was making you cry at Avery's party?""Uh, hello? He's my crush? I'm not going to sass him.""Flash ‘em the sass before you flash ‘em the ass.""What kind of saying is that?" She laughs."Grandma-saying. She's the head of the motorcycle gang at her nursing home."
Author: Sara Wolf
39. "Please, boy. Let's not start out with either of us insulting the other's intelligence. There are only three people in life you can never fool—pawnbrokers, whores, and your mother. Since your mother's dead, I've taken her place. Hence, I'm bullshit-proof."
Author: Scott Lynch
40. "The sands of time blew into a storm of images... Images in sequence to tell the truth! Glorious legends of revolutionaries, bound only by a desire to be true to themselves... And to hope! Parables of colliding worlds, of forbidden love... of enemies healing the wounds of circumstance! Projected myth of persecution through greed and selfishness... And the will to survive! The Will to survive! And to survive in the face of those who claim credit for your very existence! We survive not as pawns, but as agents of hope... Sometimes misunderstood, but always true to our story. The story of man."
Author: Scott Morse
41. "Since when the hell do I answer to you? I don't even know you, hence it's none of your damned business. (Spawn)‘Well, someone hadn't taken his personality pills for the night.' (Wulf)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
42. "But it was for your own good." – Nick"So's the spanking I'm about to give you." – Cherise"I'm too big to spank." – Nick"Fine, you're grounded until your grandkids are old." – Cherise"Kind of hard to do. How am I supposed to have grandkids if I'm grounded?" – Nick"Precisely my point, you demon spawn. You're never going to get off restriction." – Cherise"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
43. "Freewill.Some have called it the greatest gift bestowed on humanity. It is our ability to control what happens to us and exactly how it happens. We are the masters of our fate and no one can foist their will on us unless we allow it.Others say freewill is a crap myth. We have a preordained destiny and no matter what we do or how hard we fight it, life will happen to us exactly as it's meant to happen. We are only pawns to a higher power that our meager human brains can't even begin to understand or comprehend."
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
44. "The rapid growth in many of our suburbs has spawned a booming construction industry eager to hire low wage immigrants who gladly fill these jobs, many of them happy to be paid in cash, free of federal and state taxes."
Author: Spencer Bachus
45. "He hated games they made the world look too simple. Chess, in particular, had always annoyed him. It was the dumb way the pawns went off and slaughtered their fellow pawns while the king lounged about doing nothing. If only the pawns would've united ... the whole board could've been a republic in about a dozen moves."
Author: Terry Pratchett
46. "Obviously Spawn was at the top of the charts at that point so you get a lot of opportunities."
Author: Todd McFarlane
47. "I guess The Grudge made over $100 million, but none of them had long legs after they came out but they all opened up and found an audience. If you could make those movies for a price, which is what I want to do with Spawn, then you could have some success."
Author: Todd McFarlane
48. "To me, I was always just standing on the sidelines because up until issue 50, we were just doing Spawn. I wasn't recruiting anybody because I didn't have any books for people to work on."
Author: Todd McFarlane
49. "One of his motivating passions was to build a lasting company. At age twelve, when he got a summer job at Hewlett-Packard, he learned that a properly run company could spawn innovation far more than any single creative individual. " I discovered that the best innovation is sometimes the company, the way you organize a company," he recalled." The whole notion of how you build a company is fascinating. When i got the chance to come back to Apple, I realized that I would be useless without the company, and that's why I decided to stay and rebuild it."
Author: Walter Isaacson
50. "Pike spawn in February, March, and April because they cannot wait until May."
Author: Will Cuppy

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But then if you lied to a man about his talent just because he was sitting across from you, that was the most unforgivable lie of them all, because that was telling him to go on, to continue which was the worst way for a man without real talent to waste his life, finally. But many people did just that, friends and relatives mostly."
Author: Charles Bukowski

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